Legal Education

Lecturer
Research interests:
Professional Legal Education
Honorary Professor
Research interests:
International Law, Constitutional Law
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Civil litigation, Defamation, Freedom of speech, Legal education, Legal History
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Experiential Learning, Problem Based Learning, Access to Justice, Rule of Law, Law reform, Domestic Human Rights, Community Development, Professional Legal Education
Lecturer, Migration Law
Research interests:
Immigration Law and Policy, Practicing migration advice, Asian Law, Access to Justice, Human Rights and the Law
Sub-Dean GDLP
Research interests:
Experiential Learning, Wellbeing, Legal Ethics
Professor
Research interests:
Restorative Justice, Legal profession, Legal Ethics, Clinical Legal Education
Lecturer
Research interests:
Cryonics, Succession law, Elder Law, Ageing, Law reform, Ethics, Legal profession
Associate Lecturer
Research interests:
Online education, Online assessments, Citizenship, European and comparative law
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Access to Justice, Historical Injustice, Indigenous Perspectives on Law, Legal empowerment, Rural Issues, Law and development, Social justice, Advocacy, Lawyers and lawyering, Experiential Learning
Associate Professor
Research interests:
Professional Identity Formation, Legal Ethics, Behavioural Legal Ethics, Lawyers and lawyering, Professional Legal Education, Legal profession
Lecturer
Research interests:
Behavioural Legal Ethics, Disputes involving large and/or internationally active corporates, government legal practice
Lecturer
Research interests:
Lawyers and Emotional Intelligence, Digital Learning, Experiential Learning
Lecturer
Research interests:
General Criminal Law, Criminal Justice, Procedure and Sentencing, Federal Criminal Law, Statutory Interpretation
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Regulatory theory and practice, Penology and human rights, Asian Law, Plain legal language
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Critical legal theory, Family law, Problem Based Learning, Wellbeing, Citizenship, Law and Cultural Difference
Professor
Research interests:
Digital Learning, Experiential Learning, Curriculum Design, Problem Based Learning, Legal Identity, Law and Humanities, Professional Identity Formation
Lecturer
Research interests:
Experiential Learning
Associate Professor
Research interests:
General Criminal Law, Criminal Justice, General Human Rights Law and Policy, Wellbeing, Anti-Discrimination Law and Policy
PhD Candidate
Professor
Research interests:
General Human Rights Law and Policy, Anti-Discrimination Law and Policy, Access to Justice and Legal Empowerment of the Poor, Rural Issues, Experiential Learning, Legal Ethics
Lecturer
Research interests:
Experiential Learning, Student Cultural Backgrounds
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Experiential Learning, Professional Identity Formation, Access to Justice, Clinical Legal Education, Family law, family violence, Legal profession
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Labour Law, Rural Issues, Gender, Gender law
Lecturer
Research interests:
Wellbeing, Legal Ethics, Therapeutic Jurisprudence, Empirical Legal Research, Behavioural Legal Ethics, Mental Health, Human Rights and the Law, Trauma-informed Lawyering
Professor
Research interests:
Feminist Legal Theory, Anti-Discrimination Law and Policy, The corporatisation of Universities
Education Design Consultant
Research interests:
Digital Learning, Curriculum Design, Problem Based Learning
Lecturer
Research interests:
Intellectual Property Law, Commercial Law, Clinical Legal Education
Associate Lecturer
Research interests:
Teaching of Ethics, Family in migration law, Administrative law
Lecturer
Research interests:
Commercial Law, Consumer Protection Law, Wellbeing

Latest news

17
Mar
2017
Lisa Barlin with Ben Aulich, of Aulich Civil Law.

ANU Legal Workshop have collaborated with Aulich Civil Law (ACL) to provide our students with some valuable insight into legal practice and the perspective of a leading local employer. Lisa Barlin, Partner of ACL, has shared with us her unique perspective on what not to do when pursuing employment opportunities

10
Mar
2017
Exchange Hotel Kalgoorlie

Reports of the 2016 Kalgoorlie riot prompted fourth-year law students Kyle Fong and David Ierace to volunteer with the Kalgoorlie-Boulder Aboriginal legal Service.

27
Feb
2017
Loren Ovens

Loren undertook the Indigenous Community Legal Clinic at the Aboriginal Legal Service (ALS) in Canberra. Eager to gain experience in a legal office and to see first-hand how the criminal justice system affects Indigenous Australians, she found the experience very moving.

27
Feb
2017
Ellie Greenwood and Andreas Sherborne

Ellie Greenwood and Andreas Sherborne are the shared recipients of the Blackburn Medal for Research in Law.

27
Feb
2017
Nicole Leong

Nicole Leong is the recipient of the Dean's International Student Prize and Elizabeth Allen Prize for Foundations of Australian Law.

In the Media

19
Dec
2016

Young lawyers help put wellbeing back on the agenda

Tony Foley, Vivien Holmes, Margie Rowe, Stephen Tang speaks to Lawyers Weekly

15
Dec
2015

Team Australia competes in the 2015 Tokyo Intercollegiate Negotiation Competition

Carol Lawson writes in The CIArb Australia News

04
Nov
2015

Will a focus on private investment mean universities can’t fulfil their public role

Margaret Thornton writes in The Conversation

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18
Mar
2015

Public good gets short shrift

Margaret Thornton writes in Canberra Times

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Upcoming events

05
May
2017

Research matters! Cocktail reception

Champagne glasses
5.30PM to 7.00PM
  • Dr John Hewson AM

This reception, hosted by the ANU College of Law HDR students, is an opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate the challenges and rewards of academic research, and share the legal research journey.

15
May
2017

Postgraduate Information Evening

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5.00PM to 7.00PM

If you’re considering taking your career in law to the next level, a postgraduate degree from the ANU College of Law provides the knowledge, understanding and insight demanded by leading employers across Australia and around the world.

19
May
2017

The Derrida Reading Group

Jacques Derrida
4.00PM to 5.30PM

The ANU Centre for Law, Arts and the Humanities is proud to present the Derrida Reading Group, an interdisciplinary gathering intended for staff and research students.  

02
Jun
2017

The Derrida Reading Group

Jacques Derrida
4.00PM to 5.30PM

The ANU Centre for Law, Arts and the Humanities is proud to present the Derrida Reading Group, an interdisciplinary gathering intended for staff and research students. 

16
Jun
2017

The Derrida Reading Group

Jacques Derrida
4.00PM to 5.30PM

The ANU Centre for Law, Arts and the Humanities is proud to present the Derrida Reading Group, an interdisciplinary gathering intended for staff and research students. 

30
Jun
2017

The Derrida Reading Group

Jacques Derrida
4.00PM to 5.30PM

The ANU Centre for Law, Arts and the Humanities is proud to present the Derrida Reading Group, an interdisciplinary gathering intended for staff and research students. 

14
Jul
2017

Law graduation ceremony

Graduation
10.00AM to 12.00PM

Completing an award at ANU is a significant academic achievement and is rightly celebrated at the University's prestigious Conferring of Awards ceremonies.

17
May
2017

Law Week 2017: ANU Law explains...

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10.00AM to 7.00PM

Learn about the legal issues impacting counter-terrorism, citizenship, race relations, climbing imprisonment rates and the South China Sea.

27
Apr
2017

Information session: World Bank Scholarship

Rebecca Lucas
8.30AM to 9.30AM
  • Matt Harvey, World Bank's Integrity Unit
  • Rebecca Lucas, 2016 scholarship recipient

The ANU College of Law, in conjunction with the World Bank Group’s Integrity Vice Presidency (INT), has developed a scholarship program to support a current student of the ANU College of Law Bachelor of Laws (LLB) or Juris Doctor (JD) programs spending two to three months undertaking a Fellowship with INT’s Special Litigation Unit.

Past events

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Recent books

05
Mar
2014
Author(s): Margaret Thornton

State disinvestment in higher education has been a notable characteristic of neoliberalism all over the world and the corporatization of universities has been the typical response. It has led to a proliferation of law schools with students paying high fees. Corporatization has also engendered a culture of relentless competition between universities, which manifests itself in league tables and rankings. The pursuit of prestige has compelled law schools to prioritize research over teaching, which poses a dilemma for what is taught and how it is taught. The contradictions of the corporatization thesis are graphically illustrated by the experiences of Australia, which might be described as the canary in the mine shaft. While corporatization plays out differently in decentralized regimes with a substantial private sector, such as the United States, its impact on the legal academy has been similarly profound. The dilemmas posed by corporatization for the legal academy require considered scholarly attention.

Centre: PEARL
Research theme: Legal Education

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